Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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  • Thu, November 10, 2022 10:05 AM | Deleted user
    The Advocates for Human Rights, Research in Action, and the Chair of the state of Minnesota's Missing and Murdered African American Women Task Force will be discussing their joint advocacy efforts using the United Nations review process. This presentation will highlight their recent submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on violence and discrimination against Black and Indigenous women and girls in the United States. This program is a hybrid in-person/virtual event. Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees who register. 1.0 standard CLE credit will be requested. For more information or to register, please click here.
  • Wed, November 09, 2022 11:36 AM | Deleted user

    The Minnesota Association of City Attorneys (MACA) is hosting a social hour at Mitchell Hamline on November 11, 2022 from 5:30-7:30 pm in the Great Room.  The Social Hour is an opportunity for law students and new lawyers to learn about careers in municipal law.  Campbell Knutson is a co-sponsor of this event and supports MACA’s efforts to raise more awareness about this influential and rewarding career path. For more information, please contact Leach Koch (lkoch.leah@gmail.com).

  • Thu, November 03, 2022 10:40 AM | Deleted user

    The Wells Fargo Legal Department is excited to announce a partnership and upcoming networking session with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association's affiliated bar associations. This is an opportunity for practice attorneys with 4+ years of experience to directly engage with senior leaders across the Wells Fargo Legal Department about their personal career paths and experiences working at Wells Fargo, the company's supportive culture and intentional DE&I efforts, as well as receive information about current hiring opportunities. For more information or to register, please click here. Please register by November 14.

  • Tue, October 18, 2022 3:11 PM | Deleted user

    Please join the Minnesota Coalition of Bar Associations of Color (MN-CBAC) for the third annual Twin Cities Legal D&I Data Project Reveal Event, hosted by Target Corporation. MN-CBAC will share and discuss the results of its study of the representation of women and racial/ethnic group members in large law firms, corporate, and public sector legal departments in Minnesota. After the data reveal, Don Liu (Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Risk Officer, Target) will host a fireside chat with Veta Richardson (President & CEO, Association of Corporate Counsel) to discuss ways that companies, public sector legal employers, and law firms can work together to advance our collective goal of achieving true diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. For more information or to RSVP, please click here.

  • Tue, October 18, 2022 3:10 PM | Deleted user

    Each year, the MABL Foundation raises money to award scholarships to students attending local law schools who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and who are committed to addressing issues that impact the Black community. This year's gala theme is "Dreaming with Your Eyes Wide Open." Attorney Bakari Sellers will deliver the keynote speech, and there will be a performance by Grammy Award Winner Sounds of Blackness. For more information, registration, or sponsorship, please click here.

  • Sat, October 01, 2022 10:36 AM | Deleted user

    Join the Great North Innocence Project (GN-IP) for its 20th annual Benefit for Innocence. This year's theme is "The Science of Justice." This is the first gathering in two years, and will include amusements, forensic science-themed food stations and a signature cocktail. The benefit will celebrate GN-IP's clients, supporters, and successes in freeing the innocent and reforming the criminal legal system. There will be a keynote address by Innocence Project co-founder, Peter Neufeld, with the emcee for the evening, Chanda Smith Baker (Minneapolis Foundation's Chief impact officer and Senior VP). For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Wed, August 17, 2022 6:44 PM | Deleted user

    Join Twin Cities Diversity in Practice and Minnesota Women Lawyers for the annual Women of Color in the Law event. This week of casual gatherings will focus on building community between neighbors, colleagues, and women of color in the law. Between September 16 and 25, volunteers will host small groups of 10-12 individuals in backyards, restaurants, and parks for camaraderie and conversation. Each conversation will center the experiences of Black, Indigenous, and other women of color. All women, non-binary and transgender people, and allies, are welcome. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Thu, August 11, 2022 10:46 AM | Deleted user

    The Minnesota Supreme Court is seeking applicants for the Judicial Selection Committee (2nd Judicial District, Public Member). The current Commissioner member has moved, and her vacancy needs to be filled. Interested persons for this role will NOT be a licensed attorney but must reside in Ramsey County. Applicants will need to submit a letter of interest to Christa Rutherford-Block at the Court of Appeals. For more information or to apply, please click here.

  • Wed, August 03, 2022 12:05 PM | Deleted user

    Join the Korean American Bar Association of Minnesota (KABA-MN) for a social event at Brit's Pub. This is a great opportunity to reconnect and meet fellow KABA-MN members and friends. For more information, please click here.

  • Wed, August 03, 2022 12:04 PM | Deleted user

    The Japanese American Citizens League is organizing a lei-making workshop the day before the investiture of Judge Kesha Tanabe. The workshop will be led by Molly Yee, the owner of Studio Emme. Everyone who makes a lei will be encouraged to wear it to the investiture and reception. More information to come.

Mailing Address:
MNAPABA c/o Minnesota State Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN 55402

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